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i am mindy basara. >> and i am stan stovall. thank you for joining us this morning. sandra shaw has a check of the forecast. >> happy st. patrick's day. >> perfect weather conditions today. mid 60's's and mostly sunny skies. a nice taste of spring before it officially begins on sunday. we're in the mid to upper 40's, depending on your location. today, sunshine, 62 to 66 degrees with light wind out of the west. we will be mild tonight. mid 40's's for us with clear skies. tomorrow, it gets better -- 72 to 75, partly cloudy, a true taste of spring. let's check your morning commute. >> it looks fantastic on the major roads. at 7:00 a.m., o'donnell will close their potomac. that is for st. patrick's day parade. keep that in mind. closures will remain in effect until 7:00 a.m. on saturday. 53 miles per hour on the north side. all the major roadways leading up to the beltway are equally smooth. six minutes to travel on 95 down to the fort mchenry. 12 minutes on the outer loop west side. this is the fort mchenry. southbound traffic coming towards us running without delay. a smooth ride on t
at the airport -- at the inner harbor is 52 degrees. the reader is showing nothing around us except those thin clouds -- the radar is showing nothing except thin clouds. you do not see any rain of any substance. it will not be a big factor in the weather today. we will warm up with the south wind. right now we want to check on the traffic with kim dacey. >> not looking too bad. we have a couple of accidents in this city. one is that charles and cold spring. there is another and eastern. o'donnell street is closed at potomac for the st. patrick's day celebration through tomorrow morning. something to watch for. otherwise, we are up to speed on the major roadways. 11 minutes on the outer loop topside. 895 looking at 60 minutes. a very nice ride all around the area -- a 95 looking at 16 minutes. very light volume for this time of the morning. this is the beltway at providence road. things are moving just fine on the inner and outer loops. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. back to you. >> the u.s. military says charter flights are leaving half fall from japan. many families have decided to s
banks to consider imposing limits on debit card purchases. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. would you change your bank if it suddenly imposed a ceiling on your debit card purchases? you can share your response at wbaltv.com and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to watercooler@wbaltv.com. >> 39 degrees on tv hill. will we see any relief at the pump? >> conflicting stories about the deadly bus accident in new york. >> this is traffic. 95 north of 43 in the white marsh area. >> welcome back. all quiet on this monday morning. we have a touch of cloud cover this morning. nothing of any consequence. we're watching a storm moving out of the midwest. we have a few clouds today. partly cloudy skies. 33 at the airport. 34 in parkton. 35 in jarrettsville. a mixture of sunshine and a few clouds said. high temperatures will be on either side of 50 degrees. not a bad day. we will check the seven-day forecast coming up in just a few minutes. for now, to the news desk. >> thank you. officials in new jersey are assessing the damage after parts of the state were hit by fl
. happy friday. i am mindy basara. >> and i am stan stovall. thank you for joining us this morning. >> sandra shaw has a check of the forecast. what happened to spring? >> we will get some snow. just light. you may not need the boots. i don't want to mess with that. that is on sunday. today cannot be too bad. we will see partly cloudy skies. more clouds roll in this afternoon. 27 at the airport this morning. 28 in westminster. 36 down to the south in annapolis. garlic, the skies today. 43 to 46. unseasonably cold. the cold air will retain its grip. 43 to 48 tomorrow. on sunday, we do have a chance of light rain-snow makix. we'll look get some totals and the futurecast coming up. right now, your friday morning commute. >> the only problem spot is in the job but area. mountain road is closed for a fire activity. there is some live drive times. major roadways looking good. 11 minutes on the outer loop topside. we're looking good all the way around the area. this is a mountain road east of 95. you can see flashing lights. use old joppa road to get. this is york road. southbound traffic
in the u.s. >> the last 50 workers fled the nuclear plant to escape a huge burst of radiation. >> they have to continue to try. >> officials say 70% of the fuel rods are damaged. 107 miles away in tokyo, residents are leaving despite the surge is that radiation levels are not yet harmful. >> low levels now but we do not know what it will be like tomorrow. is back upnikkei today. >> uncertainty has taken over the markets right now. >> , response the nuclear regulatory commission to explain if our nuclear plants could withstand a 9.0 earthquake. >> we have to make sure that all the bad actors in the industry are sorted out very quickly. >> the government continues to assure americans that radiation levels here are safe. but that has not stopped their run of potassium iodide. one retailer says he has a backlog of 3000 orders. tracie potts, wbal-tv 11 news. >> many of us in the u.s. are remembering the incident that took place at three mile island. the power plant had a malfunction in 1979. the plant had a partial core meltdown. gas was released into the atmosphere. 150,000 people were evacuate
. kate amara has more. >> good morning. as the u.s. considers military action against libya, hillary clinton hits capitol hill today. despite growing international pressure, muammar gaddafi stood his ground. he laughed and calls for him to step down. >> who would leave his homeland? why do leave by homeland? >> the leader said on rest is being caused by al qaeda. he denies using force against his own people. >> they love me. >> america's ambassador to the united nations called gaddafi delusional. >> when he can laugh and talk to international journalists while he is slaughtering his own people, it underscores how unfit he is to lead and how disconnected he is from reality. >> the pentagon said the u.s. military is moving air and naval forces closer to libya. >> making sure all options remain on the table for us. >> the international committee contemplates imposing a no-fly zone. >> it is time for gaddafi to go. >> secretary clinton said teams have been dispatched to libyas borders with tunisia and egypt. kate amara, wbal-tv 11 news. >> protests continue against the government in the
, germany is suspending some nuclear operations. the u.s. is moving forward. >> it remains a part of the present's overall energy plant -- of the president's energy plan. >> if mother nature decides to strike, we'll have big problems. >> bridges and overpasses collapsed during earthquakes. >> the white house broaden someone for reassurance. >> we believed nuclear plants operate safely. >> american nuclear plants are tsunami is angned some memorie earthquake's. >> we cannot tolerate any possibility of another chernobyl or another meltdown. >> eight u.s. warships have pushed back amid concerns of leaking radiation. they are still delivering aid. >> there will continue to do so until there's some stabilization. >> four new reactors are up for approval this year. tracie potts, wbal-tv 11 news. >> our coverage of the disaster in japan continues online ad . wbaltv.com take our online survey. do you feel nuclear-powered is safe? >> cluster people are recovered after an accident involving a medic unit. skyteam 11 was over the scene west pratt and south payson streets. two of the four inju
approved the bill last week. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. what do you think of the latest delay in the vote on the same- sex marriage bill? you can share your response at wbaltv.com and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to watercooler@wbaltv.com. >> dozens of truckers expressing their anger over a possible fuel tank increase. lawmakers are considering raising vehicle registration fees. some fear a higher fuel tax will force drivers to fill up in other states. the plan was stop funding for a program that compensates school districts. it is estimated it would save nearly $12 million. it is the cost of doing business. $4 billion in cuts. >> house lawmakers avoided a temporary shutdown. kate amara is in washington with more. >> good morning. the senate is scheduled to vote on the measure this morning and it is expected to pass. shut down averted, for now. house lawmakers buying time in the budget process despite approval of an emergency spending bill to keep the government running. republicans say the measure is just the beginning. >> the american people
. >> questions like whether we will handguns to rebels. and how much the u.s. will be involved after nato takes over. >> we will begin to diminish the commitment of resources. >> president obama is supposed to play out the plan. he said muammar gaddafi needs to go. secretary of state hillary clinton meets in london tomorrow with countries that want to ease him out. >> now is a time to get out of this. >> lawmakers cannot agree if the u.s. can go after him. >> the only accessible way is for gaddafi to go. >> we should not have brittle dictators remain in power. >> to people in libya cannot remove their dictator. >> congress also concerned about the price tag, now near $1 billion. how long should the no-fly zone over libya last? for now, no one knows. tracie potts, wbal-tv 11 news. >> that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. do you support the president's libyan defense policy? you can share your response at wbaltv.com and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to watercooler@wbaltv.com. >> japan said sea water contamination may have spread longer than first thought. the crisis
for images of slaughter and mass graves before taking action. >> president obama said the u.s. was not in imminent danger, our values were at stake. he stopped short of trying to force muammar gaddafi out. >> if we tried to -- will likely have to put u.s. troops on the ground. >> not an option. instead, hillary clinton is in london today, meeting with countries who want to see a new government in libya. pressure gaddafi to step down on his own. >> we tied up his financial assets. we have an embargo. he is getting weaker all the time. >> some say the president should have consulted congress first. nato takes over tomorrow. libya takes center stage in the lot -- in the fight for freedom. what about other countries like yemen that are facing similar uprisings? the president said wherever people want to be free, they will find a friend in the united states. tracie potts, wbal-tv 11 news. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. do you think the president was effective in conveying his message? you can share your response at wbaltv.com and on our facebook page, or se
extra early to catch the bus an hour early. he was a changed person, and we always used to tell david, you have to learn to walk away. because people don't fight fair anymore. you like to fight with your fists but people like to fight with guns. >> anyone with information is asked to call police. reporting live, jennifer franciotti, wbal-tv 11 news. >> another family mourning the death of a marine killed in combat. 25-year-old staff sergeant david was based at camp lejeune in north carolina. >> another night of attacks in the skies over libya is raising questions in the u.s. about why we are there in the first place. why the president is under attack in what some call an un fair mission. >> mukasey's supporters question the attack. >> it is a base that does not have weapons. president obama said the purpose of this mission is to back the united nations and stop him from killing his own people. >> we are going to make sure we stay to that mandate. >> what's the objective? what's the plan? >> supporting levels may be the same ones who fought american soldiers in iraq. >> we do not have
, the obama administration is looking into dipping into emergency oil reserves. >> kate amara and joins us from washington with more details. >> the price of gas jumped 33 cents in the last two weeks. the second biggest price spike on record. >> it is getting pretty expensive. >> gas is averaging $3.51 a gallon. the escalating conflict in libya it is driving the trend. >> it has caused this tremendous increase in the last number of weeks. >> bill daley says tapping into the petroleum reserve is one option. >> the issue of the reserves is one we are considering. it is something that has been done and very rare occasions. >> republicans say there are better solutions. >> we need to find more of our own energy. we should explore offshore and for natural gas and to explore in alaska's. >> rising gas prices could slow the recovery. >> it is another headwind again stronger economic growth. >> that was kate amara reporting. a bill is under review that would allow dog lovers to bring their pets out to be with them if their restaurant has outdoor seating. pets are banned at all restaurants. states
. we have a breeze that will stay with us all day today. a high temperature of only 41 degrees. a lot colder than it yesterday. we come back and we'll check the forecast for the upcoming weekend. first we say good morning to sarah. one >> a problem in the city at ivanhoe ave. we have some fire department activity. watch for potential lane closures. 51 miles per hour on southbound 95. looks good on the west side. the rest of the major roadways moving without delay. southbound 95 at around 11 minutes from the beltway southwest to 32. 12 minutes to travel on the west side outer loop. here is 70 at 29. east and westbound traffic running smoothly at this hour. this is the harrisburg expressway. southbound traffic is running at delay-free from the maryland line all the way down. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> thank you. the supreme court rules a controversial church has the right to picket the funerals of fallen soldiers. >> a blow to the father of a fallen maryland marine. kim dacey joins us live with more. >> the legal battle began in 2006 when matthew snyder was killed. westb
. i am jennifer franciotti. >> i am stan stovall. thank you for joining us this morning. >> what a cold day. >> yesterday was pretty bad. we were stuck in the 40's yesterday. gradual clearing. the next couple of days will be much better than the weekend. sunday, specifically. we're not seeing any kind of wintry mix. there is a batch of rain that still has to get through here. we could see a flake mixing and near the state line. temperatures are pretty positive for us. we're in the low 40's across the area. 44 in annapolis. we will not see much differentiation in the temperatures. we will be in the 40's all day long. turning partly cloudy later this afternoon. a good chance of snow on sunday. more on that coming up. >> the morning commute is kind of busy. we have some flooding left over from yesterday. southbound bel air road, watch for one lane being closed because of flooding. southbound york road, it water main break still being worked on traveling down from lutherville. edgewood road, we have fire department activity. pretty good shape, nine minutes on southbound 895 down to 9
are used in all kinds of foods. candies, frostings, frozen desserts, cake mixes. most parents are totally unaware that the dye may be undermining their children's behavior. >> the f. dpt a. will decide whether to put warning labels on the dyes. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. do you believe there's a link between food dyes and hyper active children? send us your response to watercooler@wbaltv.com. >> in japan, radiation levels have risen high they are in sea water near the fukushima daiichi plant. radiation appeared near 4400 times the legal limit. japan's nuclear safety agency says the government should consider wide ing the 12-mile evacuation area around the plant. 136,000 were encouraged to leave. in the middle east more protests in yemen are calling for that country's lead tore step down. after the explosion that killed more than 100 people earlier this week, protesters believe the president was behind that explosion. there's been chaos in that country. rebel fighters have been fighting the president forces for four years. >> and reports surface the u.s. has st
you for joining us this morning. >> sandra shaw has a check of the forecast. >> i wish i had better news with the rain. keep your fingers crossed. today looks very unsettled. there is an area of low pressure along the front. showers this morning from the state line down for the city of baltimore and on the eastern shore. that this note to our north in central pennsylvania and new york. not cold enough here for that. 40's currently and heading for a high between 52 and 55. evening thunderstorms are likely. colder air from the north. we will see volatility. tonight, even more thunderstorms. details on some snow flakes coming up. let's check your morning commute with sarah caldwell. >> a couple of early morning accidents in the pasadena area. that is one crash. another at clover hill road. other than that, we're doing pretty well. southbound york road, watch for a lane closure in the lutherville region. white marsh, traffic lights are on flashes. get -- be careful. speeds at the fort mchenry, 45 miles per hour. key bridge looks good. this is a quick live look outside at 100 and 170. so
, that they will do the right thing. they came through for us the last time. >> under the new proposal, city employees should expect him more for less, but no tax increases are expected, including property taxes. at the state level, the senate approved its version of the state's $34 billion budget. it includes $75 million in fee increases. the house passed its version last week. both changes will work on a compromise before the april 11 adjourn it. >> the president of the baltimore county fop is charged with second-degree assault and reckless endangerment. westin allegedly accosted the driver of a commercial sedan as a customer was being dropped off. westin slapped him and stuck a gun in his face. >> his powers have been suspended, and he will be placed in administrative position pending the outcome of this investigation. the police department's internal affairs investigation will be ongoing. >> the charges were filed in baltimore, but the hartford county state's attorney will prosecute the case. >> a hazmat situation leads to the evacuation of the hotel overnight. it happened just after 12:30 this mo
their victims to a stall. >> they would take these credit cards and by gift cards that same day. they would use gift cards when it would want to purchase a variety of items. shoes, glasses. it runs the gamut. >> police are obtaining warrants for two more suspects. >> a program that allowed fugitives to turn themselves in two churches will no longer be offered. because of a lack of funding. 1000 non-file not fugitives turned themselves in as part of the program. >> gave them all law -- a lot of them a new lease on life. they get a fresh start. >> the program cost $250,000 a year to run. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. what do you think about the decision to eliminate the "safe surrender" program due to budget cuts? you can share your response at wbaltv.com and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to watercooler@wbaltv.com. >> libyan warplanes have launched repeated strikes against rebel forces marching towards the capital. britain and france are drawing a u.n. resolution for a no-fly zone. native has decided to boost surveillance planes over libya. president obama s
. >> and i'm stan stovall. thanks for joining us for 11 news today. >> meteorologist john collins has a check of the forecast. good morning, john. happy friday. >> and a good friday to you, and it is a good friday because it's not raining out there, at least significantly. we take a look at our h.d. doppler radar, and there are a few little sprinkles over parts of harford, eastern baltimore county, and down around anne arundel county, but it's nothing significant. skies are beginning to clear west and south of the beltway. the main body of rain is out over the water or moved up into new england. i'm going to put this radar in motion to give you three hours' worth, just to show you the movement of the rain pulling out of the area. most of it, again, is offshore. you notice in the upper left of the screen, there's snow in the mountains of pennsylvania right now. western maryland may get snow as well, in case you have travel plans out that way. we'll talk more about the forecast. things are going to settle down over the next day or so, and the weekend is looking better. i'll have details coming
-fly zone. the u.s. military says the operation has succeeded in degrading mall marc gaddafi's air defenses. the u.s. will hand over control to other countries. >> wheels continue to support the coalition. we will have a military role in the coalition. >> the libyan government said dozens had been killed. in a speech, gaddafi says he is ready for a long war. >> even if we murder them, we will not die. you will die. >> the dictator himself is not a target. >> we're not going after gaddafi. >> the white house says president obama worked on shoring up support from arab leaders in the region. kate amara, wbal-tv 11 news. >> our coverage continues on our website, wbaltv.com. you'll find photos and the latest on the clashes. click on link at the top of the home page. >> the house of delegates will vote on a state budget. the plant will raise fees by $67 million. fees with double for a vanity license plate. the title on a new car will increase. delegates have been trying to restore cuts to education and money taken from the state highway fund to balance the budget. >> new advice for parents for wh
towards harper county. light to moderate rain, but it will be with us all throughout the day. flooding likely. one to three inches of rain by the time it gets out of here later tonight. tomorrow it may be cold enough for snow showers. we'll talk about that going into the weekend. sarah caldwell, i'm sure will be busy. >> we're starting off with a problem. long green pike and williams road, an accident. in the meantime, not a whole lot in the way of delays. but 46 miles per hour as you make your approach to 795. watch the ramps. i noticed standing water already accumulating in the areas where you exit and come on to the j.f.k. from 795 to the 83. here's a quick, live look outside. 95 at white marsh, you're going to feet in extra time this morning. 795 at cockies middle, no delays to report yet. that's the latest on traffic pulse 11. back to you. >> our big story this morning. some baltimore county students could move on to middle school as early as fourth grade. >> it's all part of the plan to ease overcrowding. >> well baltimore county executives says there's a dramatic imbalance. he s
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